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Frustrating error message when using internet explorer

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SysFader: iexplore.exe Application Error
The instruction at "0x0c41fdb3" referenced memory at "0x00000044." The
memory could not be "read."

I have scattered across the web looking for a solution to this problem and after trying all the solutions posted all over the net, none of them work.
The problem goes away for a while and then comeback just as fast.

Any help would be appreciated.
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William ElliottSr Tech Guru
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http://www.spywareguide.com/onlinescan.php

try running this scan and see if it helps

also try running IE without addons
rightclick the ie icon on the desktop choose start without addons if this works, then uninstall the addons
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What suggested solutions have you tried so far?

Internet Options > Advanced Tab > Browsing section:
Uncheck Enable Page Transitions".

In fact, disable all fancy animations and transitions on menus, etc in Windows Explorer and IE.

Try also IE Tools Menu > Manage Add-Ons.
Take note of the currently enabled ones.
Disable all of them and close IE.
Re-enable them one at a time from the "Add-Ons that have been used" drop-down list and try to catch the culprit.

It may be an out dated ActiveX Control that can be updated from that dialog by clicking the button of that name.
BasheerptInfrastructure Consultant

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Try disabling the fading effects in the display properties.
Sysfader is belongs to the Nvidia graphic utilities.

Do you get this error or similar error in any other applications?
If so, your Video memory could be faulty. If you have shared video memory, your Main RAM module need to be replaced.

Regards

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I think upgrading to internet explorer 7 or uninstalling and re-installing ie6 will sove the problem

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Try disabling page transition effects within IE. These are in the internet options advanced tab. Uncheck the box if it is checked!

Another thing to try is to disable ALL ADD-INS associated with your IE if you added any. Some tool bars (ie. yahoo) have caused this to some internet users.

As a last resort I heard there is a virus (Win32.Parite) that may be causing this. You should try scanning for viruses. Quick and easy if you go here:

http://housecall.trendmicro.com/
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Do this:
Right-Click on My Computer > choose "Properties".
Open the "Advanced" tab and click the "Settings" button in the "Performance" section.
Under the "Visual Effects" tab, click in the "Custom" radio button.
UNCHECK all fancy fad and animation effects.
Click "Apply" and then OK your way back out the dialogs.
I suggest rebooting  at this stage.

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I have tried all the suggestions you have posted in here, and I still get the error.
I'm surprised this issue hasn't gotten the attention of Microsoft.
BasheerptInfrastructure Consultant

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Tried disabling SSVhelper IE  addon from Sun? Check/uncheck the Fade Effect in the Display properties?

Author

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I disabled all of those add-ons and nothing happened.
William ElliottSr Tech Guru
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nothing happening means that the error is not reoccuring?

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have u tried upgrading to IE7

Author

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I already have IE7  and after I posted the issue on this forum the problem has partially stopped.

Keep in mind that I tried all the above suggestions before posting the question.
If is doesn't happen again in a couple of more days, I'll choose an answer and close the thread.

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I also notice that IE7 doesn't give you the choice of deleting any add-on, browser extension or activex control, why is this?

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Microsoft has this patch put out on 12-21-07.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/946627

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It looks like nobody has an answer to my problem.
I have tried all the solutions mentioned above and none worked.

welyou: I am using IE7 and that patch you talked about is for IE6.
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